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Wiesner, William

Overview
Works: 56 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 7,933 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Folklore  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ5.H234, E
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Publications about William Wiesner
Publications by William Wiesner
Most widely held works by William Wiesner
The gunniwolf by Wilhelmina Harper( Book )
7 editions published between 1946 and 1989 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
A little girl cautioned never to go into the jungle, wanders in deeper and deeper while searching for flowers --and is suddenly confronted by the gunniwolf
The Tower of Babel by William Wiesner( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
When the proud and insolent people of Babel built a tower to reach into heaven, God confused the languages of mankind and divided one people into many nations
Ghosts and goblins: stories for Halloween by Wilhelmina Harper( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Well-known shivery tales of cats, goblins, witches and ghosts from many countries of the world
Riddle me, riddle me, ree by Maria Leach( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Riddles from all areas of the world are grouped under such topics as Mankind, Animals, Plants, and The Universe
Turnabout by William Wiesner( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
A farmer gains a new appreciation of his wife's daily work when they switch duties for one day
The riddle pot by William Wiesner( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
A collection of over a hundred illustrated riddles, conundrums, and rebuses
Hobnob by Christopher Bernard Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Two squabbling farmer brothers "learn that there are practical reasons for getting along together."
Hansel and Gretel : a shadow puppet picture book by William Wiesner( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Left in the woods by their stepmother, two children come upon the gingerbread house inhabited by a wicked witch. Includes instructions for staging the story as a shadow puppet show
How silly can you be? A book of jokes by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Common everyday events are spoofed in this collection of jokes, silly stories, and sight gags
Happy-go-lucky by William Wiesner( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
When the farmer returns from market with nothing to show for the cow he was to have sold, he bets his neighbor twenty crowns that his wife won't be angry
Moon stories by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
How did the moon get in the sky? What would happen if someone tried to climb up to it? Was there life on its shining surface? In this picture book anthology, the author retells three stories from different cultures that offer amusing and original answers to these age-old questions
Joco and the fishbone; an Arabian nights tale by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
The fairy tale of how a hunchback jester and music maker is thought to have died, and how the corpse is passed among four people before truth and justice prevail
Grabbit the rascal by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the master thief, Grabbit, and how he and his two apprentices were forced to become honest men
Little Sarah and her Johnny cake by William Wiesner( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Sarah enlists the aid of the storekeeper, the farmer, the miller, and even the sun to make her grandmother a Johnny-cake for breakfast
Tops by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Tops was an extremely lonely giant until he was chosen to lead his nation's army into war and was confronted by another giant leading the opposing army
The story of the Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )
3 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The constant little mouse by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Sweetie-pie Mouse wants to marry Count Hazelnut but her mother wants someone mightier for a son-in-law
Tom Thumb by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tale of a boy as small as a thumb whose two good deeds for the king won his poor parents a better living
Al and the magic lamp by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Al finds a magic lamp containing a genie who hears and obeys all commands literally
The Magic slippers by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The king's jealous treasurer discovers the secret of the magic slippers and Hassan must work to outwit him and regain the king's favor
 
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Alternative Names
ウィースナー, ウィリアム
Languages
English (56)
Japanese (2)
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